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UnGrinching the Christmas Spirit through the Santa Shoebox Project

Tis the season to feel grumpy.  Drowning in a tinsel tsunami, every shop is decked in obscene materialism, shouting blasphemy, I don’t picture baby Jesus in a manger, I envisage a furious Jesus, upending merchants tables in the temple.  Tons of shitty plastic toys will end up as litter. Just as festive season dread invoked rising bile, along came the ... Read More »

Ashleigh gives her 6th birthday party money to SPCA

On Saturday we went to Ashleigh’s 6th birthday party.  Before her party my friend Evelyn asked Ashleigh what gifts she would like for her birthday, Ashleigh replied that she has enough toys and would like to give her gifts to poor children.  Evelyn explained to her that some people may be offended if she gave their gifts to her away.  ... Read More »